New York, New Jersey get serious about electric cars

Green Car Reports

While parts of the federal government focus on sustaining fossil-fuel energy, numerous states are enacting new policies and programs to boost electric cars. New York and New Jersey. New York plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) charging infrastructure New JerseyCalifornia tends to steal most headlines about electric vehicles and climate-change policy, but two other U.S. states have started to take electric cars more seriously.

Redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid debuts at New York auto show

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New York Auto ShowWith buyers showing no signs of letup in their enthusiasm for crossovers of all sizes and shapes, the redesigned 2019 Toyota RAV4 couldn't be coming at a better time. The Toyota RAV4 small SUV became the company's single best-selling model in the U.S. last year, surging past its long-time champion, the Camry mid-size sedan. The company delivered.

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New York state electric-car rebate program to launch this month

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New York state has finally issued details on its effort to step up its efforts to promote electric cars. But New York does not mandate automakers to sell zero-emission vehicles within its borders, and currently does not offer purchase. New York government incentives plug-in cars transportation policy Incentives and RebatesThe Empire State is one of eight so-called "ZEV states" that have adopted California emissions standards.

New York adds electric-car purchase incentives, Minnesota may follow

Green Car Reports

New York has just added budget provisions for an electric-car incentive program during the upcoming fiscal year, and Minnesota is close to passing similar measures as. New York Minnesota incentives plug-in cars state laws transportation policyPurchase incentives have proven to be a powerful tool for electric-car adoption in those states that offer them. And now it seems two more states may be ready to join that group.

Genesis unveils battery-electric high-performance Essentia Concept in New York

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Genesis unveiled its Essentia Concept at the New York International Auto Show. The all-electric, high-performance concept elevates and reimagines the “Athletic Elegance” design paradigm, while providing a vision of future Genesis product performance and technology.

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New York to test and evaluate 5 New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE electric buses

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The New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), will launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. The MTA will use program results to refine and develop requirements for future electric bus procurements, and to also ensure buses are fully able to meet the rigors of operating in New York City.

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New York Turn On

Plug In Partners

Turn on the Electric Road By DAVID MORRIS Published: October 8, 2006 Minneapolis LAST summer, New York State took a page from California’s playbook, using state policy to jump-start a 21st century automobile industry. In New York, driving on electricity would cost about 2.5

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Gen 5 2019 Toyota RAV4 debuts at New York International Auto Show; 2.5L inline-4 and Toyota Hybrid System

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Toyota introduced the fifth-generation RAV4 at the New York International Auto Show. By adopting a new control system that optimally distributes torque to the rear wheels based on the driving conditions, the new AWD-i system offers high off-road performance, handling, and ability.

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Which Electric Car Dominates Sales In New York State?

Green Car Reports

New York Tesla Motors plug-in cars state lawsWhen it comes to determining electric-car sales, monthly figures published by carmakers are the most readily-available resource. But they aren't necessarily the sole sources. Many states don't make vehicle-registration data available to the public, but the ones that do offer an opportunity for more-detailed analysis of electric-car sales in a.

Verizon replaces 234 vans in New York City with hybrid vans using XL Hybrids technology

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The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Verizon announced that Verizon has replaced 234 of its existing gasoline-powered vans with hybrid-electric vans for use in New York City.

2015 New York Auto Show: Green Car Preview

Green Car Reports

Auto-show season continues in the Big Apple next week with the 2015 New York Auto Show, and we''re getting ready to bring you all of the latest green concept and production car debuts. Before the doors open at the Javits Center, here''s our list of new mass-market models we''re expecting to be unveiled at the show so far. New York Auto Show Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid Scion iM Concept Lexus RX Scion iA

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New York City To Deploy Vast Electric-Vehicle Fleet By 2025

Green Car Reports

By 2025, New York City could deploy a vast fleet of electric cars, under a new plan announced by Mayor Bill de Blasio. It calls for replacing large numbers of municipal vehicles with electric cars, potentially giving New York the largest electric municipal fleet in the country. New York plug-in cars transportation policy fleet

The Curious Case Of New York's Missing Electric-Car Purchase Incentive

Green Car Reports

As neighboring states reap the benefits of rebate programs, it's likely to make New York electric-car advocates green with envy. Green New York incentives plug-in cars transportation policyElectric-car advocates in many states have found that purchase incentives can be one of the most effective ways to encourage greater adoption. While the state has made some efforts to expanding electric-car adoption, it.

DOE: California, Connecticut, and New York top fuel cell states

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According to the newly released State of the States: Fuel Cells in America 2016 report from the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Fuel Cell Technologies Office (FCTO), the top three hydrogen and fuel cell states in the US are California, Connecticut, and New York.

Genesis unveils hybrid sports sedan concept at New York show

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Genesis, Hyundai’s new luxury brand, unveiled the New York Concept luxury hybrid sports sedan concept at the New York International Auto Show.

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Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars

Green Car Reports

Following an announcement at the New York International Auto Show last week, 16 major automakers are joining forces with seven states to promote sales of electric vehicles to consumers. New York Marketing New York Auto Show plug-in cars New Jersey Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island Vermont New HampshireWhen companies want to sell more of something, they market it. Now, at long last, electric cars are about to get the same treatment.

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Formula E electric-car race coming to New York City next July

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Most drivers likely associate New York City with grueling traffic, scarce parking, and other aggravating situations. The Formula E electric-car race series is coming to New York City next summer, organizers announced earlier this week.

2019 Honda Insight production model to make global debut at New York International Auto Show; series hybrid with 55 mpg city

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The all-new, production version of the 2019 Insight ( earlier post ) will make its global production debut at the 2018 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS).

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Volkswagen showcases 2018 Golf family at New York show

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Volkswagen is showcasing its refreshed 2018 Golf line-up—featuring styling, technology and driver ssistance updates—at the New York International Auto Show this week. The new Volkswagen Digital Cockpit, allowing drivers to customize the vehicle information on the dashboards, is standard on the Golf R.

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New Scion iA Sedan To Join iM Hatchback At New York Auto Show

Green Car Reports

When the Scion iM concept debuted back in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show, its maker promised a production version for the 2015 New York Auto show--along with a second, all new model. New York Auto Show Sedans We now have confirmation that this second model will be a sedan called the iA. It will be Scion''s first four-door model with a trunk. DON''T MISS: Scion iM.

New York to provide up to $3.5M to accelerate adoption of EVs

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New York Governor Andrew M. There are 11 million vehicles registered in New York State (approximately 8.5 The state’s Charge NY initiative, established in 2013, set a goal of 30,000 to 40,000 PEVs and 3,000 charging stations on New York roads by 2018. New York has also adopted the California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) regulations, which require automakers to sell an increasing number of PEVs in New York State.

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New York City ramps up electric car push

Green Cars News

New York City is getting serious about electric cars: with the city’s mayor, Michael Bloomberg, outlining major plans for the vehicles in his State of the City address. Electric cars Green cars Latest news bikes electric car parking electric cars electric taxi green cars New York City

Audi first to be awarded New York automated vehicle testing license; SAE Level 3

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The state of New York has approved Audi of America’s application to be the first company authorized to perform autonomous vehicle testing in the state. Audi intends to demonstrate and test vehicles in New York with Society of Automobile Engineers (SAE) Level 3 automation. It will conduct the first autonomous vehicle demonstration in New York beginning in Albany, near the state capitol, in mid-June.

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Lucid Air debuts in New York; completes first high speed stability test at 217 mph

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Lucid Motors made its global auto show debut at the New York International Auto Show, presenting the Lucid Air luxury electric sedan and also presenting its Alpha Speed Car test vehicle, which had just completed its first high-speed stability test at 217 mph (349.2

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New York plug-in car sales up 74% April-June with introduction of rebate

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New York Governor Andrew M. The Drive Clean Rebate provides New York residents with a rebate of up to $2,000 for the purchase of a new plug-in car from participating dealers. For the first three full months following the implementation of the Drive Clean Rebate (April - June), New York State EV sales rose to 2,574 units, up from 1,476 units the year before. Overall, most people received rebates of $1,100 or more for their new electric cars.

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Genesis unveils plug-in hydrogen fuel cell GV80 Concept SUV at New York

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Genesis, Hyundai Motor’s high-end luxury brand, unveiled its GV80 Concept SUV at the New York International Auto Show. The new fuel cell concept SUV is the brand’s first interpretation of a versatile luxury SUV.

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Mobileye completes installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 New York City for-hire vehicles

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Mobileye has completed the installation of collision avoidance technology across 4,500 for-hire vehicles in New York City. The introduction of Mobileye technology across for-hire vehicles in New York City follows a series of recent accomplishments for Mobileye’s Aftermarket Division that have included a partnership with the US Department of Transportation as well as dozens of pioneering pilot programs in cities across the country.

Oberon Fuels, Mack Trucks, and New York City Department of Sanitation begin first customer demonstration of a DME-powered Mack Truck

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Currently, one-third of all waste on the curb in New York is organic. By recycling organic waste into DME fuel, New York and other cities can reduce land fill use, lower overall emissions, and improve overall air quality.

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MIT, GE, Audi launch HubCab Project in New York City

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HubCab tracks more than 150 million taxi rides in New York City over the course of a year. Users can explore 200 thousand street segments in New York over several time segments of the day, which amounts to more than one trillion flow combinations. HubCab allows users to discover exactly when and where taxis pick up and drop individuals in New York City, which is useful in helping identify specific areas and time of condensed pickup and drop-off activities.

Theatrical release and an advance screening in New York

Revenge of the Electric Car

But if you live in New York City, you won't have to wait until fall to see the film. The New York City Mayor's Office has partnered with Nissan to bring a special advance screening of the Revenge of the Electric Car to Central Park on July 12th!

No truck ban in New York

Green Cars News

Plans for a ban on heavy trucks on certain routes in New York have been scrapped. The proposal for a ban in the Finger Lakes area was ditched by the New York State Department of Transportation. Two years ago it had released a draft restricting truck access in Central New York – a ban had been [.].

Honda introduces Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric at New York show; targeting 75K Clarity vehicles in 4 years

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Honda revealed its all-new Clarity Plug-in Hybrid and Clarity Electric ( earlier post ) alongside the already available Clarity Fuel Cell ( earlier post ), saying it will target US sales of 75,000 Clarity vehicles in the first four model years. The new Honda hybrid car will be made in America.

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New York City awards $3.8M multi-year contract to Envision Solar to purchase EV ARC solar-powered EV chargers

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New York City has issued a three-year contract to purchase Envision Solar International’s EV ARC products. New York City’s first order will be for at least thirty EV ARC units in 2017, making it the largest single order of EV ARC products in the company’s history. New York has also ordered the company’s ARC Mobility transportation system, which allows a single operator to pick up and move an EV ARC anywhere within a 1500-mile radius.

Subaru displaying STARLINK prototype system at New York show

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is displaying a prototype of its new STARLINK system for the first time at the New York International Auto Show. Subaru of America, Inc. STARLINK is the Subaru in-vehicle platform that provides hands-free connectivity, entertainment and safety services to vehicle occupants.

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Hyundai unveils Ioniq HEV, PHEV and EV for US market at New York show

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Hyundai Motor America introduced the Ioniq Hybrid, Plug-in Hybrid, and Electric models for the US market at the New York International Auto Show; the full line of three electrified variants made their global debut earlier this year at the Geneva show.

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2019 Honda Insight: good-looking 50-mpg competitor for Prius hybrid

Green Car Reports

Teased in January as a "concept" without an interior, the production version of the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid sedan has been revealed just before this week's New York auto show. EPA ratings aren't yet final, but Honda says the new Insight is projected to achieve "up to 55 mpg" on the city cycle, and a combined fuel-economy number of "50 mpg or. New York Auto Show

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Porsche introducing flagship Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid in New York

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Porsche is introducing the new 680-hp Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid ( earlier post )—the first hybrid flagship for one of its model lines—at the New York International Auto Show this week. Porsche is also introducing the Panamera Sport Turismo, a new version with a large tailgate, low loading edge, increased luggage compartment volume, and seating for five.

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Refreshed 2017 Acura MDX SUV debuts in New York with Sport Hybrid Powertrain; 26 mpg combined

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Acura unveiled the restyled and refreshed 2017 MDX luxury SUV at the New York International Auto Show, adding available Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) powertrain technology as a model option.

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2019 Hyundai Kona Electric US debut: 250 miles of range from small electric hatchback

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version of the small all-electric hatchback on Wednesday at the New York auto show media days. New York Auto Show subcompact plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV The biggest question around the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric has now been answered: it will have a rated range estimated at 250 miles on the U.S. test cycle. Hyundai debuted the U.S. While the company refers to the all-electric Kona as a "crossover".

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2016 Chevrolet Spark Teaser Photo Previews New York Auto Show Debut

Green Car Reports

Hatchbacks South Korea New York Auto Show General Motors minicar Ecotec The current Chevrolet Spark. launched in North America for 2013, has been a sales success for General Motors. The company has sold more than 1 million units of the stylish minicar globally since it first went on sale back in 2009. Offered in 71 markets and originating in South Korea, the Spark is also one of the company''s most globalized models.